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Got knee pain? What's causing your knee pain?

The largest joint in the body is the knee, and many Americans' knees are not doing well.  More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year. Knee pain is the most common complaint of joint pain or joint stiffness. Approximately 18 million patients seek medical care because of knee pain each year.  The villain of knee pain is osteoarthritis (OA). One of the five leading causes of disability among older women and men in knee osteoarthritis. Other than arthritis that causes knee pain, there are other causes.  The following are the cause of knee pain.    Age Arthritis of the knee is prevalent among adults 45 years and older. It increases with age due to wear and tear experiences, making...

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